Blue Honda

I think of you every time I see a blue Honda,My heart begins to beat just that bit faster in anticipation,But then I pull up next to it, Knowing full well it will not be you,But the let down is still a slow, sad release,A flash of your smile hits me,Every time I see a…

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Book Review: The End Of The Ocean

I came across this book on Chapters/Indigo’s website this past summer, mostly because the cover is beyond beautiful, but the subject matter was interesting. It’s not often I read books on environmental issues or topics, but this one captured something in me mainly because it follows an aging character, which isn’t something you normally hear…

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August

August came and went and so did our loveWrapped up, packed away our summer clothes along with our memories, Out of sight but most definitely not out of mind.The chill of September swept in and cooled us down,Leaving me wondering why you’re not here to keep me warm, Autumn sweeps in, along with feelings of…

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Listening As Opposed To Hearing

Everyone’s got something to say, everyone is geared up prepped with some reason or other why the next person is in the wrong. But, how often do we simply sit there and open up the doors of communication in order to simply hear someone out. Not in order to form a response, not a means…

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Space

There is an abyss which fills in the gaps,You asked for space, But what you forgot is that I already do such a good job of filling in the silences,A whirlpool of the unknown circles my head,I sit and think of all the reasons it could be my fault,Any sign I might have missed that…

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My Go-To Makeup Looks

So!! In order to lighten proceedings on the blog for this week, we thought we’d do something a bit different and talk beauty/fashion!! Especially as the holiday season is coming up and it doesn’t take much for me to bring out my glittery Fenty Beauty eyeshadow pallet. So, sit back for something lighthearted! This week…

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Reset

A deep guttural breath,Cold fresh air fills my lungs,I am grateful for the reset,Closing my eyes and smiling to myself,There may be tough moments, But, I will always choose love and hope,Grateful for connection & communication,The open space to listen without judgement or fear,To know that I am loved and supported,Even if it hurts, I…

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Why I Don’t Blame Social Media

There has been a lot of chatter lately about the negative impact social media is having on our children, especially in the wake of the explosion of Squid Games. After I read a really interesting article on the reasons why Netflix’s recent breakout hit was problematic for children, it got me thinking. Adding to this,…

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It Hurts, But It Helps

I can’t stop thinking about you, Try as I might, It hurts, but it helps, I wonder what you’re doing, how you’re feeling, I smile as I reminisce about the good timesIt hurts, but it helpsI write down my feelings, As it’s all so confusing for me, turbulentIt hurts, but it helps, Are you thinking…

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Book Review: The Vanishing Half

One hundred percent, this book was purchased due to the hype it received on socials. The cover is pretty and full of colour, so you know I would be down simply for the cover art. Adding to that, the synopsis had a very interesting plot. 2-3 weeks later, I ran through this book and truth…

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